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  1. stringertom

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    "Wish You Were Here" is my favorite PF tune.
     
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    We are just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl
    year after year
    what have we found
    same old fears
    wish you were here ...
     
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    You left out the most fitting line for you!
     
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    That was a momentary lapse of memory. :)
     
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    should 'word association' be a recitation of the words of others?

    careful with that what comes to mind, Eugene :)
     
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    Eugene Onegin


    ^ i've just been on a PF lyrics binge of late.
     
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    Eugene, Oregon, also known as Emerald City.
     
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    stringertom G.O.A.T.

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    Then it should be Eugene OZ!
     
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    Before that (being whisked to the Land Of Oz), Dorothy lives in Kansas.
     
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    Ruby red slippers took young Dorothy along the gold-like yellow brick road to the Emerald City!
     
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    The Wizard of Oz was made when America was just coming out of The Depression. 'Follow the Yellow Brick Road' was an allegorical reference to buying gold during The Depression. The gold price was revalued overnight by the Roosevelt government as a means of trying to reflate the system. Though private hoarding of gold was outlawed during much of the 1930's, gold mining companies provided one of the very scare opportunities to make money during the 1930's slump.
     
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    "Goldfinger"...

    Pussy Galore: My name is Pussy Galore.
    James Bond: I must be dreaming.
     
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    Death by skin suffocation, as depicted in "Goldfinger", is a fallacy. You might get uncomfortably warm but you breathe through your nose and your mouth.
     
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    Talking about death and nasty forms of torture reminds me of one of the things they used to do to 'encourage' people to talk during the French Revolution. It involved cutting out an eyeball, inserting a cockroach, and then sowing up an eyelid...
     
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    The French New Wave cinema movement of the late 50's/early 60's was a revolutionary change of style in the movie business and was created by directors who were often first trained in cinema critique by the editorial staff of the magazine "Cahiers du Cinema".
     
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    The Grand Guignol was a Parisian theatre company in the early twentieth century which bought the gory and macabre to life via 'cutting edge' special effects.

    To refer to something as 'Grand Guignol' suggests a disturbing level of gruesomeness.
     
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    The guillotine was invented by a French physician, Antoine Louis, although it is named after another physician, Joseph Guillotin, who advocated for a more "humane" method of execution. The guillotine was France's method of capital punishment execution until 1981. Off with their heads!
     
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    That would make one cockeyed, no ? :confused::shock:
     
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    Three of the cards in the 52-card deck feature one-eyed Royals...the Jacks of Hearts and Spades and the King of Diamonds.
     
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    ^ I am a man of clubs.

    Tennis clubs, not golf :)
     
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    'Tennis Clubs' conjures up two images for me.

    1. The All England Club
    2. Neanderthals playing tennis with clubs
     
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    "I refuse to join a club that would have me as a member!"...the real Groucho
     
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    Members Only jackets were the rage in the 1980's but they're making a comeback recently.
     
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    Civil rights activist Eldridge Cleaver was marketing a line of pants in the 1970's featuring "the Cleaver sleeve," an insert for the comfort (and enhanced display of) one's member. I don't think they came in my size, though. :(
     
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    If Eldridge were alive today, I'm sure he would have finagled a reality show on TV and named it "Leave It To Cleaver".
     
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    ^^^ You mean Elvis is not alive ?
     
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    Elvis Costello is very much alive and married to Diana Krall. They make beautiful music together and twin boys Dexter and Frank (age 8).
     
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    Diana Krall can't find younger men?:-|
     
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    Only eleven years separate Krall from Costello. Cupid never checks birth certificate.
     
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    Cupid must've left his/her heart in San Francicsco, otherwise he/she might've chosen Tony Bennett instead, or any new kid on the block.:wink:
     
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    My first San Francisco anthem was "San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair)", written by Mamas/Papas John Phillips for his ex-band member Scott McKenzie.
     
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    San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair)

    It was also played occasionally by Let's Sipp (sic):grin: as part of the improvised section in the middle of Dazed and Confused''.
     
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    Awaken in Trondheim, dazed and confused in mid-December, having sipped too much Norwegian "moonshine" in a forest, not sure if the day is getting late or it is still the middle of the night...
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    Steven Sondheim was the lyricist for my favorite musical, "West Side Story".
     
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    Christopher Plummer described The Sound of Music as two and a half hours of complete and utter schmaltz.
     
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    I met Elvis Costello backstage at Fleadh 1999 in Golden Gate Park. We talked for a few minutes and he seemed really funny. Diana did well.


    The sound of Maria, two and a half hours of complete and utter shrieks...
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    Poor Grigor...two and a half hours of utter Shriekapova on a nightly basis might be the cause most to blame for his recent decline.
     
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    Shiekapova is a very nice consolation for Grigor (at least until he can win a slam).
     
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    I wonder how Madmoiselle Sharapova would like to be thought of as a consolation prize!?
     
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    Shriekapova is quite used to receiving consolation prizes in her "rivalry" with Serena.
     
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    If its any consolation Serenas winners shriek with pace.. To Russia without Love.
     
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    Natalia Vodianova is a lovely person...
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    The Hisense Arena at Melbourne Park was formerly called the Vodafone Arena.

    A new Vodafone Arena is under construction in Istanbul, to host a variety of sports and concerts. It will seat 42,000 people an willed be nicknamed "The Eagle's Nest".
     
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    That sounds like a tribute to Rogi's twin twins. I hope they come back on day and win some trophies.
     
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    Maria would make the perfect trophy wife for Dimi or indeed Putin.
     
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    Putin is a short man who is far closer to Cibulkova than Sharapova in height. Since he and his team try to portray him as a virile and powerful man in images, it would be fun to see how they would try to make him seem taller next to her. Maybe they would give up, and let Maria walk around with Putin sitting on her shoulder...
     
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    Putin sits better on the Ritzcycle. Someone please gif that!
     
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    LOL, i often have one of those after a run, to "replenish" some salt.
     

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